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20 Ratings

Beyond the Time Barrier

Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer
United States, 1960
Sci-Fi, Romance


After Maj. William Allison pilots a test craft through a suborbital space-time wormhole, he returns to his base, only to discover that it’s 64 years later, a plague has decimated the planet, and the survivors have been rendered sterile.

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Beyond the Time Barrier Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer

Critics reviews

A science fiction parable in the pulp magazine tradition and a one-act Jacobean tragedy played out against sets as vividly thin as the ones of Orson Welles’ MACBETH, this is a prime introduction to Ulmer’s doomed late period.
November 23, 2012
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Thrift prods the imagination; in the three-room future of Time Barrier, a world in which almost every object is a graphic variation of a dimensionless triangle, in which each room is a variation off the same space, each composition a variation off another, each reality a variation off a model, each time frame a variation off the other, limitless possibilities seem to exist only because of limited resources.
November 05, 2012
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